About EEP

The overall objective of the EEP S&EA is to contribute to the reduction poverty by promoting inclusive and job-creating green economy and by improving energy security in the Southern and East Africa regions while mitigating global climate change. The EEP S&EA is jointly funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland,  the UK’s Department for International Development and The Austrian Development Agency. EEP implementation started in March 2010.

Success Stories

Over the past four years Energy and Environment Partnership (EEP) S&EA Programme has funded over 200 hundred projects which all aim to provide sustainable energy services to the poor and combate the climate change. To qualify for the EEP support, projects should also demonstrate high innovation in delivering energy services, facilitating technology transfer, encouraging cooperation and local stakeholders’ participation in projects.

Our Projects

The Energy and Environment Partnership Programme of Southern and East Africa is funding projects in all fields of renewable energy and energy efficiency, bridging the gap between a good idea and a bankable project. The projects are selected through two funding windows from early stage to market ready projects, including last mile feasibility studies, pilots, demonstrations, commercial scale-ups, replication and rejuvenating projects.

Recent news


EEP S&EA Annual M&E Programme Report 2016 published

According to the EEP S&EA Annual Monitoring & Evaluation…

EEP Knowledge Exchange Forum on 11 April in Lusaka

The fifth EEP Knowledge Exchange Forum (KEF) will take place…

EEP In-Depth Study on Solar PV business models

EEP S&EA has carried out a study analyzing and synthesizing…

EEP S&EA has published two new Innovative Business Models from Rwanda and Kenya

  NURU - GIVING LIGHT IN RWANDA The second published Innovative…